Repton School Ghosts and Folklore

Despite their macabre associations, churchyards are not normally more liable to ghosts than anywhere else, for in normal circumstances churchyards are simply resting places...
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Hand of Glory : The Robber’s Charm

"The dead, shrivell'd hand, as she clasps it with glee And now, with care, The five locks of hair From the skull of the Gentleman dangling up...
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Looking for Sancti Rumwoldi

Saint Rumwold (often spelled Rumbold) is a curious saint that beggars belief, however its an interesting tale that has grown and spread across England...

Hickleton Skulls

The Hickleton Skulls, sadly missing the third after a theftHickleton on the outskirts of Doncaster is a pretty village that once stood as an...
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Phantom Cannons of Hull

While researching unrelated books and articles, I often uncovered strange articles or incidents buried within old literature. During one of many visits to the...

Who Killed the King?

At 7 o’clock on the evening of August 2nd 1100, the King of England William II, nicked named “Rufus” because of his red hair...
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The Brentford Griffin

In 1985, one of the strangest tales to grip London was the alleged sightings of the legendary Brentford Griffin. Brentford is a district in West...
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The Devil’s Arrows

Standing nearly 22 feet in height, the three Bronze age monoliths, The Devil’s Arrows are the tallest standing stones in the United Kingdom apart...
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The Lantern Man

Marsh gas may have been suspected to be a source of UFO sightings during the 1950’s but in the 1800’s it give rise to...

Bronte Ghosts and Legends

In the days of yesteryear it was a very serious matter to undertake a journey in Yorkshire (some might say nothing has changed). The...